Albie James

Senior Lecturer

Admissions tutor – Physician Associate MSc

Faculty:Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

School:School of Medicine

Location: Chelmsford

Research Supervision:Yes

Albie is one of the senior lecturers and is the admissions tutor on the physician associate masters program in the school of medicine and works clinically in respiratory medicine.

albie.james@aru.ac.uk

Background

Albie is a qualified physician associate with a background in biomedical science. He works clinically in respiratory medicine and acute medicine at east surrey hospital. He has strong interests in medical education and joined the school of medicine in 2019 were he helped develop weekly knowledge assessments to help prepare students for their exams.

Albie is currently the admissions tutor for the physician associate course and is interested in widening access to the program with suitable previous undergraduate degrees or clinical experience.

Albie currently is part of the assessments team and major project supervisor on the physician associate programme working closely with students to help support their major project on quality improvement within the NHS.

Research interests

  • Quality improvement in the NHS
  • Upskilling and retention of staff
  • Professional development
  • Health inequality in LGBT+ individuals
  • Advancements in TB

Areas of research supervision

  • MSc Major project in quality improvement in the NHS

Teaching

  • Senior lecturer for the physician associate program
  • Block lead for respiratory weeks - MSc physician associate

Qualifications

  • BSc (hons) Biomedical science
  • MSc Physician associate
  • PA-R

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member of the faculty of physician associates – Royal college of physicians